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Business Protection 2017: Learning More About Trade Credit Insurance and Other Business Insurance

The backbone of a country’s economy is the presence of small enterprises or small traders, however a large percentage of small business startups turn to be eventually a failure. But why is this experienced by small businesses? Well, there are factors affecting this low success rate among businesses. While you cannot mitigate all risks in your business or overcome every challenge, you can protect the future of your business through leveraging the right insurance policies. The various types of business insurance and business owners can consider are workers compensation, trade credit insurance, professional liability insurance, general liability insurance, property insurance, business owner’s policy, commercial auto insurance, directors and officers insurance, data breach insurance, homeowner’s insurance, renter’s insurance, business interruption insurance, credit life insurance and personal automobile insurance.

Let us discuss in detail, trade credit insurance. A substantial percentage of your working capital in a business selling goods and services basing on credit terms is probably tied up with accounts receivable, so it is a good thing that trade credit insurance is now available to provide protection of these accounts from losses as a result of credit risks such as protracted default, insolvency and bankruptcy. Trade credit insurance are also called business credit insurance, debtor insurance, export insurance, insolvency insurance, bad debt insurance, credit insurance or trade indemnity insurance, but all of these terms mean the same thing. Trade credit insurance is a type of insurance product and at the same time a risk management product that is offered by private insurance companies, and government export credit agencies, also considered as casualty and property insurance. The major advantage of trade credit insurance is the freedom your business has to be able to focus on the most important things that truly matter. The nature and concept of trade credit insurance policy enables businesses to approve credit limits faster, get more working capital, enhanced customer service and assurance that receivables are insured. Trade credit insurance plays a major and crucial role in facilitating international trade, wherein businesses can be protected from non-payment of foreign buyers as a result of political unrest, currency issues, expropriation and other conflicts.

Being a business owner, it is important to protect your business as early as now, because it is your responsibility an accountability to assure everyone within your organization that everything is under control and are protected. Consider getting the appropriate insurance type for your business, because it is only you who can determine what type of insurance is best for your business.

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